PIA reduces fares

Courtesy Of The News International ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan International Airline (PIA) on Wednesday announced reduction in domestic and international fares. PIA spokesman Danyal Gilani said that PIA has reduced Umrah fares by Rs4000. The PIA has also reduced Islamabad-Karachi fares to Rs7500 from Rs9,000. He went on to say that 10 percent reduction has also…

Govt asks Ogra to allow recovery of gas utilities’ Rs101bn bank loans from consumers

Courtesy Of Dawn News ISLAMABAD: The government directed the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) on Thursday to allow recovery of Rs101 billion commercial loans of gas utilities from consumers to build pipeline infrastructure. “Financial costs incurred in creation of RLNG (re-gasified liquefied natural gas) infrastructure of national importance should be allowed as admissible expense…

Sindh approves 12 schemes worth Rs4.3bn

Courtesy Of Dawn News KARACHI: The Sindh Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) on Friday approved 12 schemes worth Rs4.27 billion in various sectors, including agriculture, health, irrigation, culture, and planning and development. The schemes, approved in the fifth PDWP meeting of this fiscal year, included first phase of nutrition sensitive agriculture project worth 575 million,…

NA body approves proposals for 17 new projects

Courtesy Of Dawn News ISLAMABAD: A summary of proposed demands for projects in the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2016-17 amounting to Rs8,157.51 million, sought by the Ministry of National Food Security, was approved by the National Assembly Standing Committee on Thursday. The committee after intensive deliberations over the proposed demands unanimously approved the budgetary…